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PFA Public WORKSHOPS

Learn expert strategies to help create your college and career plan

3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success

A 60-minute workshop designed to educate families about the best practices and key deadlines of the college planning process by covering topics including college admissions, paying for college, college transition, professional development and career planning. Free and open to the public.

 


20 Tips To College Planning Success - Nichols Library - Naperville (3S) - Free Event

Wed, Mar 4 7:00 PM

Nichols Library

200 West Jefferson Avenue | Community Room Naperville, IL 60540

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20 Tips to College Planning Success at Wheaton Warrenville South High School hosted by the WWSHS Tiger PAWS- HelloCollege (3S)

Thu, Mar 5 7:00 PM

Wheaton Warrenville South High School

1993 Tiger Trl | Auditorium Wheaton, IL 60189

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20 Tips To College Planning Success Workshop - HelloCollege (3S)

Tue, Mar 10 7:00 PM

HelloCollege/Partners For Achievement Headquarters

1 Mid America Plaza | Floor 10 - Suite 1010 Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

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20 Tips to College Planning Success Workshop - St. Charles (3S)

Wed, Mar 11 7:00 PM

Thompson Middle School - Community Room (102)

705 West Main Street | St. Charles, IL 60174

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20 Tips to College Planning Success at Lyons Township High School - The Corral (3S)

Mon, Mar 16 7:00 PM

Lyons Township High School - The Corral

| 4940 Willow Springs Road Western Springs, IL 60558

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20 Tips to College Planning Success Workshop at Benedictine University (3S)

Tue, Mar 17 7:00 PM

Benedictine University

Goodwin Hall 321 | 5700 College Road Lisle, IL 60532

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20 Tips to College Planning Success Workshop at the Buffalo Grove Alcott Center (3S)

Thu, Mar 19 7:00 PM

Buffalo Grove Park District - Alcott Center

Meeting Rooms #10 & #11 | 530 Bernard Drive Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

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20 Tips to College Planning Success Workshop at The Hinsdale Community House (3S)

Wed, Apr 8 7:00 PM

The Community House

415 West 8th Street | Rotary Rooms North & South Hinsdale, IL 60521

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20 Tips to College Planning Success Workshop at York High School (3S)

Thu, Apr 9 7:00 PM

York High School

355 St. Charles Road | Forum Room A294 Elmhurst, IL

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20 Tips to College Planning Success Workshop at Wheaton Library (3S)

Tue, Apr 14 7:00 PM

Wheaton Public Library

Meeting Room A | 225 N. Cross Street Wheaton, IL 60187

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20 Tips to College Planning Success Workshop at Nichols Library - Naperville (3S)

Mon, Apr 20 7:00 PM

Nichols Library

200 West Jefferson Avenue | Community Rooom Naperville, IL 60540

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20 Tips to College Planning Success Workshop at the Bolingbrook Fountaindale Public Library (3S)

Wed, Apr 22 7:00 PM

Bolingbrook Fountaindale Public Library

300 W. Briarcliff Rd. | Meeting Room A Bolingbrook, IL 60440

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20 Tips to College Planning Success Workshop at OPRF High School (3S)

Mon, Apr 27 7:00 PM

Oak Park and River Forest High School

201 Scoville Avenue | (Staff Cafeteria) Oak Park, IL 60302

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20 Tips to College Planning Success Workshop at the Lemont Township Community Center (3S)

Tue, Apr 28 7:00 PM

Lemont Township Community Center

16300 Alba Street | Lemont, IL 60439

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20 Tips To College Planning Success - Naperville Public Library - 95th Street (3S) - Free Event

Mon, May 4 7:00 PM

Naperville Public Library - 95th Street

3015 Cedar Glade Road | Meeting Room A Naperville, IL 60564

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20 Tips to College Planning Success Workshop at the Naperville Nichols Library (3S)

Wed, Jul 22 7:00 PM

Nichols Library

200 West Jefferson Avenue | Community Rooom Naperville, IL 60540

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Host a PFA Workshop

Partners For Achievement welcomes the opportunity to share our passion and expertise. Since our inception, we have partnered with more than 60 schools, community organizations (libraries, churches, chambers of commerce, and non-profits), sports programs and corporations to host one of our 3 Steps to College Planning and Career Success workshops.

 

Please let us know if you are interested in hosting an evening or weekend seminar, a lunch-and-learn at your office or contact us for information regarding our booster club, PTO and sports fundraisers.

 

Contact our Community Outreach Director: outreach@pfachievement.com

Workshop Presentation Topics
College Planning: Admissions & Applications

School List Development – Major Selection – College Visits

Resume Building – Essay Writing – ACT/SAT Test Prep

College Interviews – Application Recommendations – Deadlines

 

Paying for College: Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial Aid Overview – FAFSA – CSS Profile

Need-Based Aid – Private Scholarships – Merit Money

Budget Parameters – Award Assessments – Financial Aid Appeals

 

Student Mentoring: College Transition & Career Readiness

Goal Setting – Support Services – Degree Requirements

Identifying Mentors – Networking Tips – Career Readiness

Job Shadowing – Internship Opportunities – Job Search

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